Adventurer visits Thornhill to open new bike shed

Youngsters at Thornhill Primary School were visited by Joe Spedding on Friday 14th March, a representative of the FEAT 1st project (Families Enjoying Active Travel). Accompanying Joe was adventurer Alastair Humphreys, who went along to the school ...

Under 10s enjoy match-day experience

Shildon’s Under 10s enjoyed a match-day experience at Shildon AFC’s recent home-match with Durham City. The youngsters had the opportunity to go behind the scenes before the match and ...

Guerilla Gardeners make town more beautiful

Green fingered pupils from Timothy Hackworth Primary School volunteered to tidy and improve a planter, which was donated by New Shildon Residents’ Association to Locomotion Museum...

Shildon RAC round-up

Shildon RAC members Kate Avery and Cameron Boyek continued their indoor season in high calibre races this February. Kate represented her American College in the Colombia Invitational meet and ran a ...

Bishop unveils ‘A Live’ one

The Right Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham, has praised the work of a Shildon based Church project for having the vision of being a good community. The Bishop was speaking at the opening of the ...

Racing pigeon season takes to air

Old Shildon Homing Society’s racing season is back underway with the first race having taken place on Saturday 9th April, when the birds were released in Wakefield, for a 67-mile sprint back home. The first two birds to return...

Half-term Holiday Fun at Greenfield Arts

Greenfield Arts had three fabulous sessions during the half-term break which saw families getting together to get creative and have fun. A spokesperson commented...

Youngsters raise funds for street children

Children from All Saints Beavers, Cubs and Scouts joined with the Rainbows Brownies and Guides and Saint John’s Youthgroup recently to entertain the crowd, as they sought to raise funds for...

Latest running club report

The weekend of the 14th and 15th of May saw two of Shildon’s Jumps groups competing at the North East County Championships at Gateshead International Stadium. Leah Rutherford (U15g) ran in the 200m, recording a...

Pre-schoolers get taste of Guerrilla Gardening

Youngsters from Byerley Road Pre School had their first experience of Guerrilla Gardening this week. The younger of the groups, aged just 2, happily prepared and planted wooden planters outside...
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